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Scarlett Johansson Met Gala Dress Has a Secret, Harvey Weinstein Back Story

Scarlett Johansson, who has been on the wrong side of the #MeToo movement over Woody Allen, found a way to show her solidarity at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fashion gala Monday night–she wore it on her back. Her Marchesa gown was a sign of support for “two incredibly talented and important female designers,” she said. One of the them is Harvey Weinstein’s long-suffering, now estranged wife Georgina Chapman....

Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift Hang Out at Met Museum Gala (watch!)

Selena Gomez, who’s gone through a lot of “friend” drama recently, looked like she was having a blast with BFF Taylor Swift. The two were filmed clowning around at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2014 Costume Institute Gala last night. Gomez, 21, has created a lot of drama lately with a major overhaul of her management team and, it seems, her friends....

Beyonce Pregnant! The Life and Death of a Media Fiasco

Beyonce’s pregnancy with her second child has to be one of he biggest stories of the year. If only it were true. But it’s still a big story for another reason. It illustrates the folly of internet news and how so much of what gets reported based on “sources” is untrue or simply made up....
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Andy Warhol Exhibit Underscores Enduring Influence on Modern Art

Andy Warhol‘s vast artworks are spotlighted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a stunning career retrospective entitled “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years.” Over 40 of Warhol’s sculptures, paintings, photographs, and films are on display, along with 100 works of 60 other artists who reinterpreted, responded, or reacted to Andy’s highly stylized, modern artwork. Warhol’s influence can be seen in the works of contemporary artists such as Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst, who appropriate objects from department stores or supermarkets in much the same way that Warhol immortalized Campbell’s soup cans....
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Argentine Tomás Saraceno's 'Cloud City' Debuts at the Met

Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno makes his U.S. debut with the unveiling of his striking 54-foot jumble of interconnecting modules called Cloud City. The 54-foot structure, which incorporates steel, glass, acrylic and mirrors, creates a halting silhouette against the backdrop of the elegant Manhattan skyline....